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General
Children's Mercy Park
The Blue Hell
Home of the Brave
Children's Mercy Park
Former name(s) Livestrong Sporting Park (2011–2013)
Sporting Park (2013–2015)
Owners Kansas Unified Development, LLC.
Location One Sporting Way, Kansas City, Kansas
Broke ground January 20, 2010
Opened June 9, 2011
Tenants Sporting Kansas City
(MLS) (2011–present)
Sporting Kansas City II
(USLC) (2018–present)
FC Kansas City
(NWSL) (2015–2017)
Capacity 18,467
Surface Latitude 36 Bermuda Grass
Highest attendance 21650 Sporting Kansas City
vs. Real Salt Lake, MLS Cup 2013

Children's Mercy Park is a soccer-specific stadium in Kansas City, Kansas, United States, and is the home of Sporting Kansas City. The stadium is located near Kansas Speedway and it opened during the 2011 season of Major League Soccer on June 9, 2011 with a match against the Chicago Fire. The stadium has a seating capacity of 18,467 seats, which can expand to 25,000 for concerts. Most SKC games attract around 21,000 because of different stadium modes. The stadium is Sporting Kansas City's third home venue; then known as the Kansas City Wizards, the team played in Arrowhead Stadium from 1996 to 2007 and CommunityAmerica Ballpark from 2008 to 2010. In 2013, the stadium hosted the MLS All-Star Game, the United States men's national soccer team, and the MLS Cup, three of the most prestigious matches in the United States, and is the only stadium to host all three in the same year.

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Stadiums of Major League Soccer
Eastern Conference (2020)

Audi Field · BMO Field · Exploria Stadium · Gillette Stadium · Lockhart Stadium · Mapfre Stadium · Mercedes-Benz Stadium · Nippert Stadium · Red Bull Arena · Saputo Stadium · Soldier Field · Talen Energy Stadium · Yankee Stadium

Western Conference (2020)

Allianz Field · Avaya Stadium · Banc of California Stadium · BBVA Stadium · BC Place · CenturyLink Field · Children's Mercy Park · Dick's Sporting Goods Park · Dignity Health Sports Park · Nissan Stadium · Providence Park · Rio Tinto Stadium · Toyota Stadium

Secondary

Levi's Stadium · Olympic Stadium · Stanford Stadium

Future

Austin FC stadium (2021) · Bank of America Stadium (2021) · West End Stadium (2021) · New Columbus Crew Stadium (2021) · Miami Freedom Park (2022) · Nashville Fairgrounds Stadium (2022) · St. Louis (2022) · Railyards Stadium (2022)

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2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup stadiums

BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston) · BMO Field (Toronto) · Bank of America Stadium (North Carolina) · Georgia Dome (Atlanta) · Gillette Stadium (Massachusetts) · Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia) · M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore) · MetLife Stadium (New Jersey) · Soldier Field (Chicago) · Children's Mercy Park (Kansas) · StubHub Center (California) · Talen Energy Stadium (Pennsylvania) · Toyota Stadium (Texas) · University of Phoenix Stadium (Arizona)

2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup stadiums

Allianz Field · Banc of California Stadium · Bank of America Stadium · BBVA Stadium · Broncos Stadium at Mile High · Children's Mercy Park · FirstEnergy Stadium · Lincoln Financial Field · Nissan Stadium · NRG Stadium · Red Bull Arena · Rose Bowl · Soldier Field · Toyota Stadium · State Farm Stadium

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